Side-by-side comparison of the Fender FWP-1 Wah Pedal and the Dunlop Dimebag Signature Wah Crybaby Pedal

Today Music Critic will be comparing the Fender FWP-1 Wah Pedal to the Dunlop Dimebag Signature Wah Crybaby Pedal. The team take this task very seriously - two products enter, but only one can leave. This article is part of a series called The Best Wah Pedals to Buy in 2021 Review

Everyone has different preferences and priorities, so to make choosing easier we have attempted to give a frank review of the products. Let's start with the Fender FWP-1 Wah Pedal. This basic silver and black Fender wah pedal rocks a comfortable non-slip treadle and a durable cast-metal chassis. Although sold separately, the Fender FWP Wah offers an AC Adapter and Battery option, and provides for flexible options depending on your gig requirements.

Next let's have a look at the Dunlop Dimebag Signature Wah Crybaby Pedal. Coming in at a decent price, the funky camouflage designed Dunlop Wah pedal is only topped by its wicked range of FX. From the ear-piercing shrieks to the subtler brassy tones; this wah tool can deliver them all.

Examining the Fender FWP-1 Wah Pedal

The Fender's FWP-1 Wah effects-pedal delivers rich, classic sounds with a smooth consistent feel and crystalline response. An internal switch enables either "classic" or "buffered" output, permitting greater flexibility when it comes to board placement of the unit itself and its relation to other effect pedals.

A closer look at the Dunlop Dimebag Signature Wah Crybaby Pedal

This powerhouse of a wah pedal certainly doesn’t hold back from the design to its features and packs an extreme volume boost capability. This tool boasts the Dunlop Q-control for custom shaping bandwidth to your desire and a Fine Tune dial for obtaining your best sweep. The 6-position selector also provides for the selection of the sweep frequency center. An LED display and a 9-Volt battery or an ECB03 Dunlop Adapter provide power to the wah pedal.


Fender FWP-1 Wah Pedal

Dunlop Dimebag Signature Wah Crybaby Pedal


+ Non-slip
+ AC Adapter and Batteries
+ Durable cast-metal chassis
+ Comes with a 1-Year Warranty

+ Anti-slip treadle
+ Funky Camouflage Design
+ Q-Control
+ Additional Input Jack


This Wah pedal may have basic looks, but when it comes to sound output and consistency, it outdoes itself. This, coupled with the warranty and internal output switch allowing for greater flexibility, make it a very appealing tool indeed.

It is very professional looking in every way. From the thick tubes to the shiny black finish, everything shows that it is designed for on stage use.

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